Why Study Music Business?[Video]

Here James Shotwell explains why being a music fan isn’t enough to support a career in the music business, and why anyone interested in a music industry career must study. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: Last Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

On Hypebot this week, some of our highest charting articles covered why serious musicians should keeping making full-length albums, how data is transforming A&R’s role in the music industry, some. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

In our music commentary section this week, we heard from the creator behind viral TikTok hit ‘Mad at Disney,’ the reason some of us are so happy about the new. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this rewind back through a full week of music industry news, we revisit Spotify’s offer of a civic engagement toolkit for artists, peek inside the deal that *maybe* saved. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

In our commentary section this week, we considered whether record labels are still relevant, Spotify called on authorities to stop Apple’s new bundling, Van Morrison dropped some anti-lockdown “protest” songs,. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this revisitation of the past week’s music industry news, we look back at karaoke’s potential arrival to Spotify, how venues are being repurposed as voting locations, YouTube’s challenge to. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

On Hypebot this week, some of our more popular articles dug into whether Facebook’s new terms of service will upset artists and hurt copyright, the continued growth of the music. Continue reading

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Are Record Labels Still Relevant?

While record labels still exist, many in the industry question whether they’re still relevant to the modern music business, and if they still hold the power to elevate an artist. Continue reading

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What Exactly Is A Record Label?

The role of the record label has evolved dramatically over the past couple of decades, and while it isn’t fair to say that the record label is dead, its function. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: Last Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

On Hypebot this week, some of our top tier articles Harvey Leeds concerns over the touring industry, music marketing strategies that just don’t hold up in 2020, what happened to. Continue reading

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